591-78-6 Methyl n-butyl ketone

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CAS 591-78-6 -

CAS Number:  591-78-6

Chemical Name:  Methyl n-butyl ketone

Type of Toxicity:  male

Listing Mechanism:  Labor Code (LC)

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Date Listed:  7-Aug-09

Chemical Formula:  C6H12O

EC Number (EINECS):  209-731-1

Synonyms:  n-Butyl methyl ketone;Butyl methyl ketone;Hexan-2-one;Methyl butyl ketone;Methyl n-butyl ketone;2-Oxohexane;n-C4H9COCH3;Hexanone-2;Ketone, butyl methyl;MBK;MNBK

Use:  Widely-used solvent

Appearance:  colourless liquid

Melting Point:  -57 C

Boiling Point:  127 C

Vapor Density:  3.45

Vapor Pressure:  10 mm Hg at 39 C

Flash Point:  35 C

Water Solubility:  moderate

Stability:  Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong bases, reducing agents.

Molecular Weight:  100.1589

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